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How do you create dramatic film out of mathematics? We find out with writer and director Timothy Lanzone.

Mathematics plays a central role in understanding how infectious diseases spread. This collection of articles looks at some basic concepts in epidemiology to help you understand this fascinating and important field, and set you up for further study.

Find out why the formula we use to work out conditional probabilities is true!

- We talk about a play that explores the fascinating mathematical collaboration between the mathematicians GH Hardy and Srinivasa Ramanujan.
News stories have claimed they may have — but is this true?

The reason the two bananas idea is wrong is because a human can’t (successfully) mate with a banana. Hamilton’s r refers to that portion of the genome which is variable within a species, and does not apply e.g. to those humans who are enamored of bananas.